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Verna M. (Krier) Montoya

September 6, 1961 ~ January 29, 2022 (age 60)



  Verna M. Montoya, 60, passed away January 29, 2022 in Topeka, KS. She was born September 6, 1961 in Hoisington, KS to Vernon and Joan (Francis) Krier.

  Verna married Chris Montoya in Topeka, KS on August 14, 1986. She was a longtime resident of Holyrood, KS where she and Chris owned C&V’s Convenience Store.

  Verna is survived by her husband, Chris of Holyrood; son, Kenny Montoya (Jolene Savolt) of Kansas City, KS; daughter, Candi Smith (Fred) of Holyrood; son, Kyle Montoya (Megan) of Manhattan, KS; son, Jason Montoya (Angela) of Wichita, KS; daughter, Amber Montoya of Rossville, KS; 11 grandchildren; brothers, Darryl Krier (Ronda) and Jay Krier; and sisters, Barbara Krier and Jodi Baltazor. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Mike Krier.

  Visitation: 1-8 p.m., Friday, February 4, 2022, at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth with family present 6-8 p.m.

  Funeral service: 3:00 p.m., Saturday, February 5, 2022, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Holyrood with burial following in the church cemetery.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Holyrood Fire Department, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439. 

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Funeral Service


February 4, 2022

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Parsons Funeral Home
307 N. Lincoln Ave.
Ellsworth, KS 67439

Funeral Service
February 5, 2022

3:00 PM
St. Paul's United Church of Christ
301 E. Nassau Ave
Holyrood, KS 67450

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